• Short Summary

    Britain's Tony Brise won the International John Player Formula Three motor racing championship by winning the final event in the series at Brands Hatch on Saturday (20 October).

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    1.
    GV Pits PAN Car No.4 with Kuwashima standing by (3 shots)
    0.19

    2.
    SV PAN Car No.61 Perkins (Australia)
    0.22

    3.
    SV PAN Car No.14 Andersson (Sweden)
    0.27

    4.
    SV Tilt to driver No.55 Leclere (France)
    0.34

    5.
    SV Flag.
    0.35

    6.
    GV Start of race with No.5 (winner) in front grid.
    0.42

    7.
    GV PAN No.5 round bend followed by Nos. 1 & 4.
    1.00

    8.
    GV Cars down straight
    1.04

    9.
    Car No.5 round bend, followed by Nos. 1 & 4
    1.12

    10.
    GV Cars along straight.
    1.15

    11.
    GV Cars round bend
    1.22

    12.
    GV Car No.5 leading around bend followed by car.
    1.31

    13.
    SV Crowd.
    1.33

    14.
    No.5 takes flag, followed by others.
    1.39

    15.
    SV Scoreboard with positions first No.5; second No.15; third No.1; fourth No.65
    1.44

    16.
    SV Winner with trophy.
    1.47



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    SPORT: MOTOR RACING

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    Background: Britain's Tony Brise won the International John Player Formula Three motor racing championship by winning the final event in the series at Brands Hatch on Saturday (20 October).

    Brise, driving a March/Ford totalled 123 points, two more than Australian driver Alan Jones, who started the race with a comfortable lead in the points standings, but could finish only sixth in the final event.

    Brise led from the first lap and his victory was never in doubt.

    But there was a fierce battle for second place between Russell Wood of Britain and Masami Kuwashima of Japan -- Wood won the fight when Kuwashima spun on the seventeenth lap of the 30 lap race.

    Alan Jones, who needed to finish only fourth to clinch the title, was in that position until midway through the race when a mishap on the damp track cost him two places -- and the Formula Three title.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA324FGG29U7Q0T7QVCTIA7TPG7
    Media URN:
    VLVA324FGG29U7Q0T7QVCTIA7TPG7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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